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How to make wholesome curry meal from scratch

On Sunday I happened to create and tried this recipe and it actually turned out not bad, so here I am sharing with you. :) serves 1-2

STEPS
INGREDIENTS

1) prepare hard-boiled eggs

Put 2 eggs and plenty of salt into pot

Put 2 eggs and plenty of salt into pot

Half-cover the eggs with water

Half-cover the eggs with water

With lid on, turn the heat on until water boils. Then lower the heat to very low and leave for 10 minutes.

With lid on, turn the heat on until water boils. Then lower the heat to very low and leave for 10 minutes.

Drain water and keep aside

Drain water and keep aside

2) make rice

Im using this

Im using this

Around 1/2 cup of rice for 2 servings. Im using rice cooker.

Around 1/2 cup of rice for 2 servings. Im using rice cooker.

Rinse and drain water until water is no longer cloudy. It usually takes 3 rinses.

Rinse and drain water until water is no longer cloudy. It usually takes 3 rinses.

For the rice im using, it takes less water compared to Basmati Rice. I'm covering the rice with 1cm level of water. Make sure the rice covers the base of rice cooker evenly.

For the rice im using, it takes less water compared to Basmati Rice. I'm covering the rice with 1cm level of water. Make sure the rice covers the base of rice cooker evenly.

With switch off, im soaking the rice in water for at least half an hour for good texture.

With switch off, im soaking the rice in water for at least half an hour for good texture.

You can prepare other ingredients while waiting.

After 30 minutes, you can see the rice has soaked up the water slightly.

After 30 minutes, you can see the rice has soaked up the water slightly.

With lid on, switch it on and 'cook'

With lid on, switch it on and 'cook'

While rice is cooked, leave on 'warm' mode to keep it warm and meanwhile prepare the rest.

While rice is cooked, leave on 'warm' mode to keep it warm and meanwhile prepare the rest.

3) Make curry

Garlic i bought today. Quite angry to find out they are sprouted.

Garlic i bought today. Quite angry to find out they are sprouted.

But i managed to remove the sprouts out.

But i managed to remove the sprouts out.

Chop them

Chop them

Ginger

Ginger

Peel and chop

Peel and chop

Chili. Chop

Chili. Chop

Tomato. Chop it

Tomato. Chop it

Chopped carrots

Chopped carrots

Chopped carrots and tomatoes

Chopped carrots and tomatoes

Chop onion

Chop onion

2 washed chicken drumsticks

2 washed chicken drumsticks

Bought fresh potato. Happy

Bought fresh potato. Happy

Cut them

Cut them

On a flat pan, coat with generous amount of oil. Put potatoes

On a flat pan, coat with generous amount of oil. Put potatoes

Make sure stove is very hot

Make sure stove is very hot

Put the pan on

Put the pan on

Within seconds you can see oil gets hot

Within seconds you can see oil gets hot

Flip it after around 1 minute when you see the colour changes.

Flip it after around 1 minute when you see the colour changes.

After another minute remove and put on kitchen towel. We only wanna partially-cook the potato

After another minute remove and put on kitchen towel. We only wanna partially-cook the potato

Put another piece of kitchen towel on top and press gently with chopsticks/fork to soak oil

Put another piece of kitchen towel on top and press gently with chopsticks/fork to soak oil

Remove the kitchen oil to prevent sticking. Keep aside

Remove the kitchen oil to prevent sticking. Keep aside

Do the same with sausage

Do the same with sausage

Cut it into pieces

Cut it into pieces

Same oil used to fry potatoes

Same oil used to fry potatoes

Very hot stove

Very hot stove

Put it on

Put it on

Flip after one minute

Flip after one minute

When it is crispy like this

When it is crispy like this

Add onion

Add onion

Let onion cook

Let onion cook

And remove drain. Keep aside

And remove drain. Keep aside

Prepare at least 300mL of hot water.

Prepare at least 300mL of hot water.

In a pot. Add around 10mL of oil

In a pot. Add around 10mL of oil

Fry the garlic, ginger and chili

Fry the garlic, ginger and chili

Add chopped tomatoes and carrots

Add chopped tomatoes and carrots

Add curry powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks (tap supply list to see quantity)

Add curry powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks (tap supply list to see quantity)

Mix on medium-high heat

Mix on medium-high heat

Add 150mL of hot water. Mix

Add 150mL of hot water. Mix

Put lid on

Put lid on

Wash green cabbage leaves

Wash green cabbage leaves

Tear them into smaller size

Tear them into smaller size

After boiling for 5 minutes

After boiling for 5 minutes

Put in the chicken drumsticks

Put in the chicken drumsticks

Add in the cabbage leaves

Add in the cabbage leaves

Add enough water to cover the drumsticks

Add enough water to cover the drumsticks

With lid on, let it boil to cook the chicken for 15 minutes

With lid on, let it boil to cook the chicken for 15 minutes

Add in the fried potato. Mix. With lid on let it boil for another 10minutes

Add in the fried potato. Mix. With lid on let it boil for another 10minutes

Make sure chicken is cooked.

Make sure chicken is cooked.

Remove them so that meat remains tender

Remove them so that meat remains tender

Add in the fried onions and sausage

Add in the fried onions and sausage

Mix

Mix

Add in coconut powder and salt to taste

Add in coconut powder and salt to taste

Mix

Mix

Keep the heat on.

Keep the heat on.

Look at the fluffy rice. Scoop onto plate

Look at the fluffy rice. Scoop onto plate

Remove shells from hard-boiled egg, add on some cucumbers, and most importantly serve with curry which is cooked from scratch! Have a good try :)

  • 2.0 Chicken drumsticks
  • 3.0 Green cabbage leaves
  • 2.0 Carrots
  • 2.0 Tomatoes
  • 1.0 Potato
  • 4.0 Garlic cloves
  • Ginger
  • 0.0 Onion
  • 2.0 Cardamom sticks
  • 3.0 Bay leaves
  • 5.0Tbsp Curry powder
  • 1.0Tbsp Cumin powder
  • 1.0Tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1.0Tbsp Coconut powder
  • 1.0tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2.0 Egss
  • 0.0c Rice
  • 2.0 Bird's eye chili
  • 2.0 Sausage